Monthly Archives: September 2011


I think it’s important for the kids to have an understanding of their heritage, but we always have to┬ábalance the fact that Darian and I are not particularly religious, with our desire for the kids to experience the traditions of … Continue reading

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No Bones about it.

My friend Mel and I had dinner at Bones the other night. She’s an old friend from Denver who lives in Chicago now, and we still do some work together. She has also started blogging her Tulia Apothecary concept at … Continue reading

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Calling Mr. Grappelli

You might be realizing that my youngest guy Milan is a quirky little being. So, while we’re still big fans of Hippos (right now we have to call him Hilda after the book about the dancing hippo. Yes, Hilda), his … Continue reading

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Back to school

My little man Milan went back to school today. He’s crazy about hippos, and I scoured the earth for a hippo backpack. Alas, other than purple stuffed hippos (which surprisingly he didn’t like) we couldn’t find anything. And then I … Continue reading

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